Rahul Gandhi postpones his Amethi visit to Jan 22

Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi has postponed his two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Amethi, he said on social media on Friday.

Gandhi was scheduled to visit Amethi on Friday but then changed his plans.

"My two-day visit to Amethi that was to begin today has been postponed to January 22-23. I regret the inconvenience caused," Gandhi posted on social media.

Earlier in the day, he had announced his plans to visit the Uttar Pradesh town.

"Amethi, I am coming. It is my home. Will stay for two days, several programmes planned. Will take you along through pictures," Gandhi had posted in the morning.

However, he was busy for most of the day on the debate in Lok Sabha on Rafale fighter jet deal on which Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave a two-and-a-half hour reply.

Also, Union Minister Smriti Irani was visiting Amethi on Friday.

--IANS

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